Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: veterans

Army vet charged with attempted murder at Trump rally

Although the veteran told police that he fired in self-defense, a bystander video shows him approaching the vehicle before shooting into it.

Veterans’ health act signed into law; a victory for military veterans...

"For many veterans, the path towards healing from service-related trauma goes through public lands. Today, that path got a little easier."

Justice Dept launches investigation into recent deaths at nursing home for...

“We will aggressively investigate recent events at the Home and, as needed, require the Commonwealth to adopt reforms to ensure patient safety in the future."

Former VA doctor charged with civil rights offense

At least two other veterans have reportedly accused Dr. Jonathan Yates of abusing them in similar manners.

Why COVID-19 will strain the safety net for homeless vets to...

As the coronavirus spreads across America, the poor bear the brunt of a pandemic that’s exposed the deep class lines in U.S. society.

Combat veterans tell us what we need to know about war

"Enough of the horror!"

For veterans in jail, this anti-violence workshop provides support

The effectiveness of the program is clear: a study shows that recidivism rates for participants are down by half.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

The Democrats are running more female veterans for office than ever...

Democrats have begun explicitly recruiting veteran women to run for Congress, hoping to capitalize on their service and military experience.

Peace advocates have long been found among veterans who fought in...

Most of these wars, large or small, have been met with opposition from veterans’ peace groups.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.